Fun Stuff

Diabetic Cyclists “Strive for 6.5”

Now THIS is a cool way to deal with your diabetes and help others at the same time. Check out TEAM TYPE 1. Phil Southerland and Joe Elridge are college students in Georgia who are into competitive cycling. Both have had diabetes since they were kids (Phil since 7 mos old, Joe since 10 yrs old). Both are active in the pursuit of a cure. Their motto is: “We do not want to live with…

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From the Mailbag: Comedy, D-Shirts, and Lack of Pumps

Among those emailing me this week out of pure interest, and/or requesting plugs (I’m always up for a good cause!) are:
* Shawn Lesser of Showcase Comedy in Atlanta, GA, running a “laughs campaign” to raise $100,000 for diabetes in 80 days.
* Gina from DiabetesTalkFest reminding us that voting has begun on the Diabetes T-shirt slogan contest. Click here to vote before April 30.

–> If you’re in the New York area, Gina also…

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Diabetes T-Shirt Contest

Further to my rally cry on maintaining a positive attitude, hop on over to my pal Gina’s site DiabetesTalkFest to enter the T-shirt contest (no photos necessary, and no water involved
Some of my favorite slogans submitted so far include “Hit me with your best shot!,” “Diabetics do it with a prick,” “Bleed Daily,” and “My sister got diabetes…. and all I got was this stupid T-shirt.” Hurry! All entries must be in by April…

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